Here you’ll find my latest press releases and news from across Galway City

Higgins to move motion on May 13 to ensure delivery of important facilities Cllr. Clodagh Higgins has today called on Galway City Council to submit an application to the Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF) to secure funding for the development and upgrade of sporting facilities […]
Galway City West Councillor, Clodagh Higgins was recently elected to the Executive Council of Fine Gael. Clodagh’s election marks a significant milestone in her political career and underscores her commitment to public life.  As a member of the twenty nine  Fine Gael Executive Council, Clodagh will […]
Cllr. Higgins has today welcomed Galway City Council’s progress on a vision plan for Salthill Village. The plan is called Salthill Village Seafront Strategy will capture all aspects of the villages future development from planning to transport, and will capture the beach, urban design, transportation, parking, flooding, environmental conservation and tourism promotion.
Fine Gael, Councillor, Clodagh Higgins has today urged government to urgently move the dial and introduce meaningful support for the hospitality sector in Galway.
At a recent Transport Strategic Policy Committee, former Mayors of the City, Cllr. Clodagh Higgins and Cllr. Noel Larkin expressed their frustration with Galway City being essentially ignored by the powers that be on the issue of the Ring Road.
She said "it has been the honour of my life to have had the opportunity of being Mayor of our great City. Over that time I got to fully appreciate the magnitude of the position, and the responsibility associated with it.
Councillor Higgins welcomes confirmation from Minister Patrick O’ Donovan that flood relief plans are progressing for Salthill The Minister met with the Councillor and business representatives in Salthill on Tuesday last. Fine Gael City Councillor Higgins last Tuesday welcomed the Minister of State with responsibility for […]
Funding secured for feasibility study into the Tidal Pools in Salthill Fine Gael Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today welcomed that funding has been secured by her in the City Council’s budget for 2022 for a feasibility study to be undertaken on the decommissioned Tidal Pools at […]
Higgins calls on Galway City Council to designate a garden to help those heal from the pain of pregnancy loss. Fine Gael Councillor, Clodagh Higgins has set down a motion calling for Galway City Council to help break the taboo that exists regarding miscarriage and stillbirth by designating […]
New public toilets for Salthill Fine Gael Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today welcomed news that new public toilet facilities at Palmer’s Rock in Salthill will open. The area previously had such facilities but needed to be replaced due to its condition. Councillor Higgins continued “I have […]
Councillor Clodagh Higgins appointed Peace Commissioner for Galway County and surrounding counties.   Fine Gael Councillor Clodagh Higgins has been appointed Peace Commissioner by Minister of State at the Department of Justice, Minister James Browne TD to serve the City and County of Galway and surrounding […]
Changing Places facility to be delivered to Salthill by the end of 2021 Councillor Higgins has proposed and campaigned on the initiative since 2019 Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today welcomed confirmation from Galway City Council that the City will have its first Changing Places facility by the end […]
Fine Gael Galway City West Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today called on Galway City Council to implement an emergency plan to counteract expected littering on Salthill beaches and parks during the summer months.  Higgins has called for Big Belly bins to be installed across Salthill. The […]
Government Funding should ensure enhanced disability access Fine Gael Galway City Councillor Clodagh Higgins has called on Minister Catherine Martin to ensure that Changing Places facilities are included in all 22 locations that have been chosen to develop state-of-the-art facilities for outdoor water-based activities. Councillor Higgins […]
Higgins confirms consultants to be appointed to decide on cycleway from Silverstrand to the City centre Fine Gael Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today confirmed that Galway City Council is to appoint consultants to undertake a high-level assessment and prepare a feasibility study identifying a suitable route corridor […]
Councillor Higgins proposes late night soccer leagues in Knocknacarra to tackle recent activity in the area Fine Gael Councillor Clodagh Higgins has proposed the introduction of late night soccer leagues in Knocknacarra in order to tackle recent activity in the area which has led to Covid-19 […]
Higgins welcomes news Galway has secured a Civic Arts space Councillor said this was well overdue for the City Fine Gael Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today welcomed the news that as part of the redevelopment of the An Post site on William Street a Civic Arts […]
New scheme to increase outdoor dining capacity an important lifeline for the hospitality industry – Cllr. Higgins Fine Gael Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today welcomed news of a new scheme which will be delivered in partnership between Fáilte Ireland and Galway City Council which will help tourism and […]
Higgins welcomes Galway City Council’s bid for Sports Capital Grant for Millers Lane. Delivery of a much needed hockey facility would be a game-changer for the sport. Fine Gael Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today welcomed news that Galway City Council has submitted a funding application for facilities […]
Someone needs to take responsibility for giving Bailey Point a face-lift – Cllr. Higgins Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today expressed her frustration at the fact that Galway City Council will not intervene and resolve the decline of the external parts of Bailey Point complex in Salthill. […]